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The Gorgeous 1949 Kurtis Sport Car That Helped Launch Motor Trend Magazine

This 1949 Kurtis Sport Car is a beautiful vintage convertible and an extremely rare car, since only 16 of them were ever made, but it’s also the car that helped launch Motor Trend magazine by posing for the first issue.

In fact, the V8 dreamboat seen in these photos is the same Kurtis Sport Car that appeared on the cover of that inaugural issue, and it’s just as gorgeous today as the day it rolled out of the Kurtis plant.

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